Create a Home

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Create a Home, Change a Life - $5,000 and 2 hour time commitment

Have a big milestone coming up? Celebrate it by creating a home. Whether it is a birthday, in memoriam, a wedding shower, or a corporate team building experience — it is win-win-win experience for all involved. Not only does it afford a “home” and an immeasurable amount of love and hope to the recipient, but a life changing experience for all involved, while off-setting the cost of the home creation for ASOH. 2 hour on-site time commitment.

  • You create your own team to create a home and you sponsor a home creation.
  • Many corporations seize upon this as a team building opportunity.
    • You schedule your home creation date on a Friday or Saturday and it commences at 11am.
    • Your team arrives at 11am and you complete the home creation within 90 minutes. Lunch & refreshments provided. Allow an extra 30 minutes for mingling.

Start your campaign now by visiting CrowdRise.

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Bring Joy to 20 Homes - $0 cost and 10 hours time commitment

Want to focus your energy on bringing love and light to 20 new homes? This option allows volunteers to create 20 kits (e.g., dining, bedroom, kitchen, etc.) for 20 new homes.

  • Once you have created 20 amazing kits the ASOH truck will collect them from you.
  • You schedule your home creation date on a Friday or Saturday and it commences at 11am.
  • Your team arrives at 11am and you complete the home creation within 90 minutes.
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Original Act of Kindness - Walk in the Founder’s Shoes - $0 cost and 15 hours time commitment

The spark for ASOH was born from a random act of kindness by Georgie. You can take a walk in our founder’s shoes by gathering everything that a new home needs. Perfect for high school ASOH clubs or an ambitious Bar/Bat Mitzvah project.

  • Host a furniture and home goods drive at school or within your neighborhood & the ASOH truck will collect from your home or school.
  • You schedule your home creation date on a Friday or Saturday and it commences at 11am.
  • Your team arrives at 11am and you complete the home creation with 90 minutes.
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Start an ASOH High School club

High Schools are the ideal place to establish empathy and generosity as a core value – we have all the information you’ll need on starting your own ASOH club and inviting your peers to join you in changing other people’s lives for the better.

  • Download this PDF with all the ways your high school club can help A Sense of Home serve more youth and grow across the country.
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Find Sponsors - Expand the ASOH Community

Everything from food in the freezer to art on the walls, to computers on desks –  we need your help reaching out to larger organizations and corporations who might want to donate goods en mass. We have the warehouse to store items till they’re placed in a home.

Reach out to organizations that can donate items that ASOH needs:

  • Appliances — fridge, microwave, toaster oven, blender, TV, fan, and heater
  • Apple devices — laptop and iPad
  • Food — we currently provide frozen organic meals for all youth we serve but need all food
  • Cleaning supplies — see attached PDF
  • Home goods — furniture decor, art, linens, etc. — see attached PDF
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Create Care Packages for Recurring Supplies

Serve as family for these inspiring aged-youth who overcome great odds to get themselves in a home. Gather your friends once a month or once a year to create care packages of ongoing supplies.

You can decide on what you feel is most helpful in each care package. Choose from one of the below care packages and make as many as 150/year.

  • Spring cleaning (i.e., linens, cleaning & hygiene supplies, cooking utensils, health bars)
  • School supplies
  • Holiday decoration kit
  • Holiday hamper
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Ideas to Gather Items Needed to Create Homes

Here are some fun ideas how to collect donation items for Sence of Home:

  • Host a paint and sip party and have each guest bring a piece of art and donate the art they create for an “art kit”
  • Host a slumber party and have each guest bring an item for the bedroom kit
  • Host a dinner party and have everyone bing one item for the cooking kit or dinner kit
  • Host a bridal shower and have everyone bring an item for the bathroom
  • Host a kids birthday party and have guests bring an item for the kid’s play area kit or kid’s kit
  • Gather your community at church or school and make cleaning kits
  • Do a furniture or home goods drive at school or within your neighborhood & the ASOH truck will collect from you.

You can also just click and order a partial or entire room on Amazon and ship to ASOH 22673 S Wilmington Ave, Carson CA 90745. Here is our Amazon wishlist.

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Order Items Needed to Create Homes on Amazon

 

6x knife, fork & spoon set, utensil drawer holder, wash cloths, napkins, place mats, 4x platters, 4x salad or fruit bowls, 4x glass mixing bowls, 6x dinner & salad plates 6x cereal bowls, 6x drinking glasses, 6x coffee cups

View Amazon Wishlist

utensil set (tongs, whisk, spatula, ladle, turner, wooden spoon, pasta fork), utensil holder, salad servers, scissors, peeler/parmesan shaver, can opener, small cutting knife, mid size cutting knife, bread knife, 2x cutting board, baking dish, 2x pots, 2x pans, strainer, 6x mason jars, set of tupperware

View Amazon Wishlist

queen size linens including fitted sheet, flat sheet, comforter & comforter cover, 4x pillows, 4x pillow cases, 2x euro pillows, 2x euro shams, 3x throw pillows & bed skirt, throw blanket, 4x plain curtain panels, area rug

View Amazon Wishlist

3x trays, 2x buddhas, objet d’art (i.e. shells, sculptures or bowls), 2x candle holders/lanterns, 2x candles, 10x varying sized vases, fake flowers, 4x throw pillows to match 4x plain panel curtains, 4x coffee table books, area rug

View Amazon Wishlist

2x bath mats, shower curtain & hooks, 3x bath towels, 4x hand towels, 4x wash cloths, waste paper basket, soap holder, soap, tooth brush holder, tooth brush, tooth paste, deodorant, shampoo, conditioner

View Amazon Wishlist

 

 

 

Bed frames (with new mattresses), small dining/kitchen table, dining chairs, sofas , love seats, ottomans, side tables, coffee table, media cabinet, console, small book shelf, bedside tables, dresser, crib, baby changing tables & table & floor lamps

View Amazon Wishlist

16 pieces of art including 6 pieces that work together in living room, 6 pieces that work together in bedroom, 2 pieces that work together in kitchen, 2 pieces that work together in bathroom

windex, multi surface wipes, bathroom cleaner, chlorine wipes, gloves, paper towels, dish washing soap, washing sponge, broom, dustpan & brush, Swiffer sweeper wet kit, swifter sweeper wipes, magic eraser, trash can, trash bags

twin size linens including fitted sheet, flat sheet, comforter, comforter cover, 2 pillows, 2x pillow cases & bed skirt, 2x throw pillows, throw blanket, 4x plain curtain panels, area rug, play table, 2x chairs, books, stuffed toys, games, clothes, 7x pieces of art, area rug

View Amazon Wishlist

fridge, fan, heater, microwave, toaster oven, blender, TV, laptop/ iPad

Sponsor a Fan or Heater
Sponsor a Refrigerator

 

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